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AuSM Self-Advocacy Summit 2018

SelfAdvocacy2018LogoWEBSept. 21, 2019

The 2nd Annual AuSM Self-Advocacy Summit will include a keynote presentation and breakout sessions featuring topics including mental health, executive function, sensory needs, employment, relationships, and more. This event is for adults with autism by adults with autism. More information will be available soon!

AnimeTClogoThank you to Anime Twin Cities for sponsoring this important event for our community.


Overall Sponsor/Exhibitor: Anime Twin Cities
Break Sponsor/Exhibitor: Minnesota Independence College & Community
Exhibitor: FIND Network
Exhibitor: Autism Advocacy & Law Center, LLC
Exhibitor:  xStellar Inc.


AuSM Connections Jigsaw Puzzle Competition 2019








Saturday, July 13, 2019

Mall of America Rotunda (East Entrance)
60 E. Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425

Put your jigsaw puzzling passion to the test during the 2nd annual AuSM Connections Jigsaw Puzzle Competition held at the Mall of America Rotunda on Saturday, July 13. Gather your friends and family into teams of up to four that will compete for the fastest puzzle completion time. All proceeds support Autism Society of Minnesota programs and services for our local autism community. Prizes will be awarded in both the Adult and Family divisions to the teams completing their puzzle in the quickest time. Teams will keep their competition puzzle created by PuzzleTwist®.

Registration will open Nov. 30, 2018!

Family Division (500 Piece Puzzle)
9-9:30 a.m.: Family Division Check-In
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Family Division Competition

Adult Division (1,000 Piece Puzzle)
12:30 p.m.-1 p.m.: Adult Division Check-In
1 p.m.-5 p.m.: Adult Division Competition

Become a Sponsor!
Shine a spotlight on your business by becoming a sponsor of the 2nd annual AuSM Connections Jigsaw Puzzle Competition. Organized to rival the biggest puzzle competitions in the country, this event is set to have more than 680 puzzle-making participants and thousands of spectators at Mall of America on July 13. All proceeds support Autism Society of Minnesota programs and services for our local autism community. Contact Mark Fangmeier at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 651.647.1083 ext. 19 for more information.

Thank you, 2019 Sponsors!

Venue Sponsor
Mall of America

Puzzles Sponsor



AuSM Events & Fundraisers


camride2016webAuSM events and fundraisers bring the Minnesota autism community together for education, networking, and fun. Events range from the Annual Minnesota Autism Conference to sensory-friendly days with community partners to our largest annual fundraiser, Steps of Hope for Autism in Minnesota. Events and fundraisers offer families, caregivers, educators, other professionals, and individuals with autism a safe, comfortable place to be a part of the community and support AuSM’s programs and services. Money raised for AuSM stays local to support those affected by autism.

AuSM is grateful to the many individuals and organizations that unite to raise money for those touched by autism spectrum disorder. Money raised for AuSM supports programs and services for individuals with ASD in Minnesota. Click here if you or your organization is interested in creating a fundraiser for AuSM.

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